Tuesday, 9 December 2014

Paneer Lajawab

Paneer and matar simmered in luscious gravy…. A must try recipe!!!


200 gm Cottage cheese
50 gm Peas (optional)
2 cardamom pods
1 cinnamon stick
2-3 cloves
1 bay leaf
1 tsp red chilli powder
¼ tsp turmeric powder
½ tsp coriander powder
¼ tsp garam masala
2 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp sugar 
Salt to taste
Hot water, as required
Coriander leaves

Ground to paste

1 large onion
2 large tomatoes
7-8 cashews
1-inch ginger
4-5 cloves garlic
1 green chilli


  • Heat oil in pan; add cinnamon, cardamoms, cloves and bay leaf.
  • Add grounded paste and all spices and cook about 7-8 min or till oil separates.
  • Add peas and little hot water and cook till peas turn soft.
  • Fry cottage cheese cubes in a non-stick pan with little oil or butter.
  • Now add cottage cheese cubes to the gravy and cook covered for a min.
  • Adjust consistency by adding hot water.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.


  1. This looks so yumm and mouthwatering...finger licking good...Great recipe:)

  2. That definitely looks lajawab!!! Drooling...

  3. Awesomely delicious curry and the visuals says it all.

  4. Lajawab is looking really very lajawab............very tempting.Plz pass me one plate.Lovely snaps.

  5. A lajawab and easy recipe with more lajawab ingredients. I am sure you love cooking more than engineering that is why your food creates magic to tongues. Thanks.